Programs

For those interested in duplicating or revising the Inequality and Poverty Key Figures, the programs used to generate these Key Figures are provided below.

  • Copy and paste as unformatted text these special programs into your job submissions. Please replace ccyy with the built-in alias related to the dataset you want to work with.
  • For email submission, add the specific four-line header at the very beginning of the email body.

Programs

SPSS SAS Stata
Income Inequality Measures
Gini
Atkinson Coefficient (epsilon=0.5)
Atkinson Coefficient (epsilon=1.0)
Percentile Ratio (90/10)
Percentile Ratio (90/50)
Percentile Ratio (80/20)
Gini
Atkinson
Percentile
All Key Figures ginatk
Relative Poverty Rates for the Total Population, Children and the Elderly
Relative Poverty Rates-Total Population(40%)
Relative Poverty Rates-Total Population(50%)
Relative Poverty Rates-Total Population(60%)
Relative Poverty Rates-Children(40%)
Relative Poverty Rates-Children(50%)
Relative Poverty Rates-Children(60%)
Relative Poverty Rates-Elderly40%)
Relative Poverty Rates-Elderly(50%)
Relative Poverty Rates-Elderly(60%)
Poverty All Key Figures Poverty
Distribution of Children by Income Group
Distribution of Children by Income Group (50-75%)
Distribution of Children by Income Group (75-150%)
Distribution of Children by Income Group (above 150%)
Child All Key Figures Child
Poverty Rates for Children by Family Type
Children Poverty Rates – Two Parents Family (50%)
Children Poverty Rates – Single Mother Family (50%)
% Children living in Single Mother Family
Parents
Single
All Key Figures Family

The figures we report have been computed with SAS.